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at a traffic stop. cornell bernard is live with the details. reporter: the memorial to andy lopez continues to grow here on moreland avenue. people continue to file by, paying their respects. one man says he had a scary constant front addition with the very same deputy who fired on andy lopez. >> i did not do anything to justify ever having a weapon pulled on me. >> he can't forget a day in august when he was driving to work on highway 101 some was stopped for not using his blinker on a lane change. he says the sonoma ya county dep tip made the -- who made the stop seem agitated. >> i looked up and he is scream, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands out and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> he says a gun was pulled on him again when he was asked to get out of the car. >> i said, are you okay? i said, is it there something shy be aware of? are you have something stress? and as i looked at him, he grimaced, he didn't reply. >> the deputy who signed the traffic ticket was eric delhouse, the same man who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez last month. believing the air soft riff
by a santa rosa sheriff's deputy. the 17-year-old brother of andy lopez is devastated and angry. he was shot last week after refusing to put down a toy gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. >> reporter: his name is anthony lopez, today describing his brother andy as a good kid, someone liked to make people laugh, who was interested in a career in law enforcement. behind me, this memorial, people arriving and keep adding to it. it keeps growing. what began as a vigil with candles now has enough to spell out the name andy. what began as a simple cross now has a permanent structure. jose installed think the morning and painted it. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> reporter: today his older brother told us how they're faring up oochlt they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: a void since a week ago. a sheriff deputy, eric gelhaus mistook a pellet gun for the real thing and fired seven shots into andy. the family filed a claim. the deputy has communicated
are gathering for a special day of the dead observance. among those being remembered, 13-year-old andy lopez who was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy. i'll have an update on big legal developments in the case coming up. >>> and going beyond the politics of pot. coming up, we investigate a common practice by marijuana growers wreaking havoc on wildlife and on our environment. >>> the family of the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy has filed legal claims against the sonoma county board of supervisors. the move is seen as a precursor to a lawsuit. at the same time, there's a new push to get the u.s. commission on civil rights involved to investigate claims that the boy's death points to a larger problem within the county. nbc bay area's monty francis joins us in santa rosa with the details tonight. >> reporter: raj, good evening. the family filed three claims against the county. one on behalf of the boy's mothers. another on behalf of the boy's father. a third on behalf halhalf of hi. supporters of the boy's family are gathering for a day of the dead observance at the spot he
the community for their support. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. abc7 news reporter has the latest from santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> it's a tradition that every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a couple of hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers said they had no intention of connect being the death to this day, they just wanted to be here with the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like tha
-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ax48 assault rifle. we have the late forest santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest be
. andy lopez was killed when he was holding a toy rifle that looked like a real assault rifle. >> candles were aranked and a cross adjusted for the growing 1-year-old andy lopez, it was not marked on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just of a sunset. they did no the want to speak on camera but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk with what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest because his parents have been waiting for his grandmother to arrive from mexico. she ar
lawsuit. that could happen as early as tomorrow. andy lopez's family has already filed three wrongful death claims. lopez was carrying a replica assault rifle when deputy eric gelhaus shot him last month. >>> a critical vote on tuesday could dramatically alter the look of san fransisco's water front. voters will cast ball oates and ots on tuesday. a poll finds they're losing at the moment. half of voters surveyed says they won't sign off on the project. nearly the same number opposed raising the height limit so the complex can be built. >>> and early voting is underway tonight on kpix 5 at 11. we sort out both sides of the issue and find out what's really at stake. >>> good news and bad news for one upscale bay area shopping center, walnut creek shopping plaza is adding shopping space creating a shoppers's play grouped. but to make it happen, a hundred stores could get the boot. >> reporter: 300,000 square foot will be added. that's good news for shoppers. >> a variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor field. >> neiman marcus. >> yes. >> reporter: it calls for big changes. beginn
andy lopez. he was shotless week october 22nd while holding a toy gun that looked lick an ak 47. assault rifle. 7 news reporter wayne has the story. >> it keeps growing. what began as vigil with if you candle now has enough to spell out the name andy. what gap as simple cross now has more permanent struck take your. tl painted it white. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> lopez family has yet to speak out formally today andy older brother anthony told us how they are if doing. they are hanging in. really hard open everyone. the house isn't even the same any more. >>reporter: how soil. it's just quiet. felonies like there is a void in the house. >>reporter: void since week ago last tuesday when sonoma county sheriff's deputy eric mistook a pellet gun for the real they think and fired 7 shots into andy. killing him at the scene. since then the family filed a claim against the county and sheriff's office. deputy communicated only through his attorney. >> this is a terrible situatio situation. it's tragic. we all personally feel for the family and for the commu
's deputy are gathering to say thank you to the community for support. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot while holding a gun that looked like an ak-47 and it was a toy gun. cornell bernard is live in santaa with more on the gathering. cornell? >> reporter: the neighborhood gathering is just getting under way on this vacant lot. this is where of course sandy lopez was shot and killed. this is a pot lick and we are told everyone is invited. thank you to the community for support during a difficult time. donations to the family are welcome. meantime, memorial for andy lopez continues to grow and many bring flowers and candles. lopez was killed october 22nd shot by sheriffs deputy eric gale house who believed he was carrying an assault rifle that turned out boob a bb gun. police say he fired on the teen after he was ordered to drop the gun and did not. organizers hope it's a chance for the community to heal. >> you come and be with the family and support them for the loss. >> i just wanted to show my support for the family. hope that some changes are made. >> the lopez family has just arrived here
a 13-year-old boy toy gun as an assault rifle. we'll take you to a live gathering to remember andy lopez in santa rosa. >>> a drunk driver hit and killed a cal trans worker earlier this morning. it happened near scott creek road. cal trans crews were picking up cones when a car veered into a closed lane and hit two workers. one worker was pinned against his work truck and was pronounced dead on the scene. his father spoke to nbc bay area this morning. >> we'll do some counseling and just try to stick all together. try not to do -- some negative things. they don't pay off. just ask god to help us through this. >> obviously a difficult time. the second worker has minor injuries. the driver was arrested for drunk driving. >>> bart workers hit the ballot box today to finalize their new contract. it is expected to be approved. workers showed up throughout the day to vote on the proposal. the new contract would give them a 12.5% raise over the next few years. in walnut creek today, a group of angry bart riders turned in 20,000 signatures called for a statewide ban on transit strikes. >>
-old boy, shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, plans to file a lawsuit tomorrow. andy lopez was carrying a toy riffel and plastic handguns when he was shot on october 22nd. his family is expected to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against the county and the deputy. three wrongful death lawsuits have been filed. >>> it is now up to the b.a.r.t board of directors to vote on the deal. not even is happy. not from the union but a member of the board. it including a pay raise over four years, workers have to pay into their pensions and monthly health contpwaougzs goes up, one person thinks b.a.r.t caved in. >> we -- contributions goes up, one person thinks b.a.r.t caved in. >> we did not do the public justice. we were not really willing to accept it. we sweetened the deal once the strike happened. >> he does not know what the other board members do but he plans to vote no. the meeting to vote on the contract should happen this week. >>> it could be slow going on 101 in the north bay as a new casino opens on tuesday. along with a taste of vegas, the casino and resort is expecte
the county. the controversial shooting of andy lopez happened two weeks ago in santa rosa. the 13-year-old was shot and killed while carrying a toy gun that looked like an assault rifle. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriff's department encourages the use of deadly force even when there's no threat to public safety. now, the sheriff's department says this investigation is still in the early stages and says the lawsuit is premature. >>> the city of sunnyvale may be getting tougher gun control laws if voters pass a new measure tomorrow. it's a controversial issue. janine de la vega is in sunnyvale to tell us more about what's going on out there. what people are saying. >> reporter: dave, whenever the issue of gun control comes up, people have passionate opinions. one man says he thinks more regulates -- regular lates are needed -- regulations are needed. this measure would require anyone whose gun is lost or stolen to inform police within 48 hours. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. opponents say it will not
. relatives of andy lopez will announce a federal civil lights lawsuit against the deputy. this woman is due to appear in court to face charges of killing two people while driving. menlo park police claim she was drunk when she struck her -- him and his wife. and there is a sudden spike targeting students. there were three incidents on the cal campus sense wednesday. abc7 news reporter sergio is live to keep students safe. sergio? >> ama in the last month there has been a dozen cases and in all of them, students have been the victims and in most of the cases the robbers are of a the students' cell phones. the student leaders say something has to be done to make a uc berkeley campus safer. with more than a dozen muggings and other attacks on the uc berkeley campus in the last month, some students are taking steps to protect themselves. >> i actually have a pep -- pepper spray in my bag. it is pink. i have gotten it yesterday. i got it now because i am paranoid. >> the latest attack happened on thursday night at the faculty glade. an 18-year-old woman was grabbed from behind by a man while his
, they said. among the people today, andy lopez's older brother, 17-year-old anthony. the family has not spoken formally. anthony told us how they're dealing with the loss. >> they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> reporter: how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: deputy gelhaus says he fired because he was pointing the weapon at him. anthony says his brother was 13 years old, he was a kid, that he froze and probably needed more time. >> thank you. >> it's been a busy day. still head on abc7 news what happened inside of the caldecott tunnel today. it sent smoke billowing out along with a number of panicked drivers. >> also, an incident at discovery kingdom. find out how she's doing. >>> a mild note but what will the weekend bring? the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> and remarkable work of a bay area engineering firm finding i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to l
and killed by a sheriff's deputy gathered to thank the community for its support. andy lopez was shot while holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 rifle. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted at the memorial, it was not lost on a few people here that this weekend marks the day of the dead. >> is it a mexican tradition to every first and second of november to come and celebrate the dead or your loved ones who have passed away. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents were here for a couple of hours. they did not want to speak on camera be. you they did say they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against sonoma county sheriff's department. they joined 100 people for a potluck dinner. organizers say they have no intention of connecting the death to the day of the dead but they want to support the family. >> we just want to remember andy. we don't want to talk about what happened but we just want to remember him. >> reporter: a family attorney says that the 1
plans to file a lawsuit monday against the county. andy lopez was shot and killed last week as he was carrying a pellet gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy says he ordered lopez to drop the gun and that he opened fire after lopez turned around and appeared to be raising the gun. the county has received notice of an intent to file a lawsuit. today they said any civil lawsuit would be premature. >>> video shows what some claim is mistreatment of mentally ill prisoners in california. the tapes were created by guards abiding by a state policy to record all cell extractions. they're part of a lawsuit brought by inmates who are seeking a ban on the use of pepper spray against the mentally ill. >>> the warmest day of the week and the warmest day we'll see for a while. that was today. take a look at the numbers. they were up there. 80 degrees. watch what happens tomorrow as the weather system comes in. drop of temperatures. santa rosa from 79 to 70. 72 to 63 in san francisco. it's going to be cooler. not going to be cold though. going to be a nice day tomorrow. it's just not going t
the sheriff's department. this comes less than two weeks after the fatal shooting of 13- year-old andy lopez. the suit claims the department encourages use of deadly force even when there's no public safety threat. officials said lopez was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle and he refused to drop it. the county -- sonoma county said this is premature since the investigation is still active. >>> a vehicle shot and killed a mountain lion yesterday morning. he was tagged when he was caught earlier in an aqueduct in santa cruz. >> it didn't mean it would do great the rest of its life. it had many other challenges and having this information from all these collared animals helps us bring science to help deal with these management problems. >> thes have puma project is -- the santa cruz puma project is still tracking 18 other mountain lions. >>> jobs, trade and development coming to a long quiet corner of oakland. this afternoon governor jerry brown joined other dignitaries to break ground on a $1 billion cargo hub at the former oakland army base base. the project will include a r
of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy.who spotted him carrying an assault rifle, which turned out to be a replica. the family claims that deputy erick gelhaus shot lopez without cause. and says the department did not properly train deputies in such situations. the county has not commented. we'll continue to follow the case. the family's attorney has scheduled a news conference for monday. you can get updates on our facebook and twitter pages, on kron four-dot-com, and on our new mobile app. >> parking area. germany and brazil are privacy. they're asking the u-n general assembly to adopt a draft resolution calling for an end to excessivethe draft notes that the highly intrusive act." voted on later this month. it follows allegations that the u-s spied on foreign leaders -- including brazil's president and the chancellor of germany. >> we have clear conditions for tonight. over the mount tam the camera is shaking a bit. this weather system that pushed through tonight. nearly 3
. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands up and said, sir, the vehicle is off. >> the deputy then told westbrook to get out of the car. >> he asked me if i had any weapons and as i took my hands
, that they are unaware of. the family of 13-year-old andy lopez will face a civil rights lawsuit against sonoma county tomorrow. lopez is the 13-year-old shot and killed by a deputy, spotted him carrying what looked like an assault rifle. the family claims, deputy eric gillhouse shot lopez without cause. the department didn't properly train deputies in such situations. the county is not commenting. >>> a robbery suspect will be arraigned after an officer- involved shooting. and ronald was charged with attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. nev aros set up craig's list fans. last week, they were shot by police before being arrested. connecticut judge scheduled a hearing on arguments, whether he has authority to release michael skakel. cousin of the kennedys from prison. skakel is awaiting a new trial in the 1925 slaying of neighbor. judge says skakel was not adequately represented in 2002, when he was found guilty of killing skakel with a golf club. >>> they are rejected nsa leaker, snowden of clemency. no officers or offers are being discussed. snowden should return to the u.s. and face c
county and the sheriff's anti-doping who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the family of andy lopez has filed three wrongful death claims in the case. the deputy shot and killed lopez last month. >>> plans for an upscale shopping center expansion go to the walnut creek city council next month. it is adding up to 300,000 square feet of retail space. as don knapp reports, to make it all happen 100 stores could get the boot. >> reporter: it's sunday and people in walnut creek are shopping, taking little notice of the public hearing signs tied to lamp posts. the signs refer to design divisions and a master plan that would add 300,000 square feet to the already bustling shopping area. >> the variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor feel. >> niemann mark us. >> nordstrom, macy's. all of the above. >> reporter: but the plans for the successful broadway plaza call for big changes beginning with new construction where about 100 shops now stands. the shops have to vacate by early next year. one shop en er told the san francisco business times she was surprised by a january 31st deadline to
unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that is what violates the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook that boy's replica rifle for a real life ak-47 and then shot him a total of seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to point that replica directly at him and the deputy says he feared for his life. >>> in the south bay this morning, a suspect is in custody in connection to a deadly shooting in downtown san jose. this happened early yesterday morning on morrison avenue. police say a man in his 30s was shot at least once. family members drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. in less than an hour, police say the suspect, who apparently knew his victim, was in custody. >> maybe 4:30, 5:00 in the morning some shots were fired down here at the end of the block. maybe four or five. >> the shooting marks the city's 39th homicide this year. that's five more than san jose had at the same time last year. >>> this morning san francisco police investigating a crash, a tragic crash that killed a man in a whe
. >> the family of 13 year old andy lopez plans to file a civil rights lawsuit monday against sonoma county. lopez is a 30 year-old boy shot and killed by a deputy who spotted him carrying an assault rifle which turned out to be a replica the family claims that the deputy shot lopez without cause. >> and says that the department did not properly trained deputies in such situations. >> the county has not commented. >> scary moments friday morning in the caldecott tunnel when a car heading eastbound in the first or caught on fire. we have video of the scene taken by a beer before heavy smoke made it hard to see inside the tunnel. people got out of their cars, mostly keeping calm. kron4 is haazig menu was at the scene and tells us what happened. >> there is only one way men and one way out so when the fire happened people could not get out of their cars to get out of the towel. >> there were no injuries we only see people being transported for smoke inhalation and transported to hospital for precautionary purposes. >> the driver of the burning vehicle also make it out safely. >> oakland and render fi
of andy lopez are expected to file and lawsuit against the deputy who shot and killed their son. he fired eight shots after the teen refused to put down what turned out to be a replica of an assault rifle. this is expected to be filed tomorrow and then the family will hold a news conference. this is the first step to filing a federal lawsuit. >>> napa police are warning pushes and children about the dangers of toy guns that look too realistic. >> they warned about playing in public with replica firearms. they tell the newspaper that the department is trying to prevent what happened in sonoma county with what happened there. >>> this went off the cliff at highway one. it happened yesterday south of rocky point road. the car was a head honda accord that was reported stolen. it was 200 feet down a cliff. the driver was pronounced dead at the scene and was not yet identified and closed in both directions for three hours. >> arrest warrant was issued for the man accused of duct taping a mouth, nose and eyes leading to the animals death. this is ramirez lopez. he is responsible for abusing the
of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against the county and sheriff's deputy mo killed the teen. deputy eric gallon house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. a lot of gridlock in downtown san jose before the highway 85 interchange. there is an accident blocking multiple lanes. highway 85 is slow going a little farther south. and 101 backed up now heading into san jose. the bay bridge has been stacked up to the mayes for a while now. 20 to 25 minutes on to the bangladesh. we have had a series of different accidents including a new one approaching skyway making that drive time more than an hour. that's your latest traffic. >>> at least it's pretty out there. cold temperatures in spots. it was cool early on this morning. looking towards mount diablo, blue skies and that is going to be the way it's going to stay all day long. temperatures starting to climb now. a lot of 40s. a couple 50s showing up
weapons. >> coming up at 5:00 andy lopez, a teenager shot to death by a sheriff's deputy for the first time you're going to hear from his brother, at 5:00. and you heard about the launch of the new ipad. at 5:00 how the debut was interrupted here in the bay area. join us coming up to thosuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 800-675-2607. to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com or call 1-800-752-6631. >>> a controversial gun show is returning to the bay area. >> buyers and sellers will be back at the cow palace this weekend
. >>> there are new developments tonight in the case of a santa rosa teenager. the parents of andy lopez say they plan to file a suit monday. they claim the officer shot and killed the teenager without a cause. the boy was carrying a bb gun that resembled a weapon. >>> only on 2 tonight, california lieutenant governor gavin newsom explains his support of one of the few hot issues on next tuesday's election ballot. san francisco's proposition b would allow a developer to build two high end condo buildings at eight washington street at the embarcadero -- embarcadero. ktvu spoke exclusively with the lieutenant governor on the plan that will change the look of the embarcadero. >> reporter: gavin newsom met with us. he told us he was familiar of the project since he was a mayor. >> as a former mayor, i don't think it's right to pull up the rug from a process that was open, that was inclusive. >> lower facing on the embarcadero. >> reporter: a spokesman for yes on b showed us this model of the residential building also known as eight washington. newsom said it won proposal eight years ago. newsom
amendment. andy lopez-crews was shot seven times on october 27th after the deputy mistook the boys fake ak- 47 for a real salt wonderful. >> a man nearly beaten to death recovering this morning. david lamont woke up from his medically induced coma. police say he was attacked by a group of teens in september when he went outside and told him to be quiet. dr. say his condition is no longer life-threatening but he still not able to speak. the investigation is on hold until police can question him. >> and some bart workers will start off their week with a brand-new contract. a fresh start to months of negotiations and bickering that got off to be very tough for the public. 88 percent of the members approve the new contract on friday. all workers will see a 15 percent pay increase over the next four years. >> it was a difficult situation for a couple days, and a lot of people were heavily inconvenienced, but collective-bargaining is a really important thing. >> new safety rules have been implemented as well under the new contracts. the board of directors is expected to make final approval soon.
that the shooting was without reasonable cause and in violation of the 4th amendment and 13-year-old andy lopez cruz was shot seven teens after neigh mistook the fake ak-47 for a real assault rifle. >>> a pleasanton man nearly beaten to death is recovering. he woke up from his medically- induced coma. he was attacked by a group of teens in september when he went outside and told them to be quiet. his is no longer life- threatening but he's not able to speak. the investigation is on hold until police can question him. >>> and some b.a.r.t. workers will start off their week tomorrow with a brand-new contract and that is a fresh start after months of bitter negotiations, birthing, and strikes that got trying for the writing public. 88% of the seiu's members, they're usually the janitors and such, approved the new contract on friday. 88% of atu, including staging agents and drivers, voted in favor of the new deal. all workers will see a 15% pay increase over the next four years, but they will also have to kick in more for health and pension projects. most are relieved in the end that b.a.r.t. is back on
alone after the mechanic was rushed to a hospital. the family of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against sonoma county and the sheriff who shot him to death. attorneys for the family claim he violated loy pes' civil -- lopez's civil rights. he was holding a rifle when gelhouse confronted him. police at cal want to stop a string of robberies on campus. three students say they have been attacked on wednesday. thieves appear to be taking smart phones from the victims. >>> new at 11:00, tonight we are hearing from a passenger on board a jetblue flight from long beach to sfo. the flight was met at the gate by police because of a passenger making threats. a passenger on flight 1136 shared cell phone video he took of police boarding a plane and detaining the man. patrick alexzander felt more could be done to deal with the passenger especially following the shooting at l.a.x. >> i thought that security would be at its highest. i felt in a situation like that one when they say the plane will go down, the plane would be destroyed. immediate action would be taken to get that plane back to t
. 13-year-old andy lopez was killed while carrying a toy gun. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriffs department encourages the use of deadly force even when there is no threat to public safety. the sheriffs office says in response this investigation is still in its early stages and calls the lawsuit premature. >>> there are new developments in the fight to stop one of the biggest evictions in san francisco history. the examiner reports the city has suspended a permit for renovations to an apartment building on market street. the building was being converted into office space after the city says it was not zoned for residential use. dozens of people who live in the building still face eviction despite the suspension of the permit. >>> time is 6:07. there may soon be one ballpark for the bay area's two big league baseball teams. ktvu alex savidge is joining us live from at & t park to tell us why the oakland a's may be moving across the bay. >> reporter: a's fans i'm talking to them this morning. they hope its not true. they don't want to watch their team playing across th
by -- teenager fatally shot by a sheriffs deputy is suing the county. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot and killed while carrying a toy gun that looked like an assault rifle. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriffs department encourages the use of deadly force even when there is no threat to public safety. the sheriffs office says the investigation is still too early and calls the lawsuit premature. >>> new information about the man accused in that deadly lax shooting friday morning. the roommates of paul ciancia says he sent a texas to his family that -- a sent a text to his family that he was going to commit suicide. his family went to check on him but they were too late. right now ciancia is surrounded by armed guards and heavily sedated in the hospital after being shot four times by police. the tsa is telling us new information about how many guns are brought into airports just one week before that deadly shooting president guns were -- 39 guns were seized at airport check points. of those guns 32 were loaded. besides the guns the tsa has intercepted knives, stun guns, and grenades from b
for andy lopez will meanwhile, an attorney for andy's family says a civil rights lawsuit will be filed on monday in san francisco. andy was shot october 22nd while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak47 assault rifle. >>> happening too, officials will be warning menlo park residents about mosquitoes that spread yellow fever. no illnesses associated with the mosquito have been reported in california, but the insect has been spotted in menlo pack. vector control officials and volunteers will be handing out information about ways to prevent the spread of the mosquito and that begins at 9:30. voters can swing by city hall to drop off their vote by mail ballots. there will be curbside stations and this weekend they will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. they will also be open from 8:00 to 5:00 on monday and 7:00 to 8:00 on tuesday. that's of course election day. now let's check your forcast with lisa argen. >> katie the marine layer is compressed at 500 to 700 feet and you can see it is pretty gray across the city. 50 downtown. it is sunny in san jose and we will look for the fog to
sheriff deputy. an attorney for the family of 13-year-old andy lopez says a federal civil rights lawsuit will be filed on monday in san francisco. andy was shot on october 22nd while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak47 assault rifle. his older brother anthony lopez says the family is doing the best it can to cope. >> they are hanging in there. it is really hard on everyone. the house isn't even the same anymore. >> how so? >> it is quiet. it feels like there is a void in the house. >> today's gathering will be held on the field at morland avenue at 3:00. >>> new this morning president obama says budget negotiations in congress are about choices and priorities. in his weekly address the president urges congress to pass a budget on spending, insphraw structure and -- infro infrastructure and research. he says there is cutting just for cutting. >> the deficits are getting smaller and not bigger. on my watch they are falling at the fastest pace in 60 years. it gives us room to fix our long-term debt problems without sticking it to young people or underminding our bedrock retirement
and octavia boulevard. >>> and happening today, the family of 13-year-old andy lopez plans to file a federal suit against sonoma county and the sheriff's deputy mo shot and killed the teen. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in the case. deputy eric gel house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> spike in campus price has police at uc berkeley stepping up efforts to keep students safe and their belongings protected. kpix 5's brian webb tells us how students are now taking their own precautions. >> reporter: crime on berkeley's campus is up this year. way up. and students are talking. >> you automatics see like a new store -- always see like a new story every day. like somebody is getting robbed. >> i heard people have gotten mugged on campus more than usual and i hear there has been a few cases. >> reporter: the student newspaper shows technology is the target from iphones to laptops, and students walking by themselves are often the victims. >> i think for women and especially at nighttime crime is
of the car is cooperate being police. >>> happening today in san francisco the family of 13-year-old andy lopez plan to file a federal suit against sonoma county and the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed the teen. the family has already filed three wrongful death claims in the case. deputy eric gill house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun at the time that looked like a assault rifle. >>> a woman of killing a couple in menlo park is scheduled in court this afternoon. bail is set at $2 million for 54-year-old majorie rightsle. her blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit when she allegedly hit and killed the couple. >>> a spike in crime has police at uc berkeley stepping up efforts to keep students safe. kpix 5's brian webb tells us how students are taking their own precautions. >> reporter: crime on berkeley's campus is up this year. way up. and students are talking. you always see like a new story every day. just like somebody is getting robbed in south side. >> i heard that people have gotten mugged on campus more than usual, and i hear
-year-old andy lopez say they plan to file a federal civil rights lawsuit on monday. they claim a deputy shot and killed lopez with no cause. the boy was shot while giving a bb gun that looked like a rifle. the family has also filed three wrongful death claims. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man who was visiting the area from los angeles. they say he was last heard from on monday when he called his family to say he was being followed in the mission district. police say that he made that phone call around 11:00 p.m. he is 22, 6 feet, 180 pounds with brown hair and eyes. he had a dark backpack and i- phone 5. >> on tuesday voters in san francisco will decide on a controversial plan for a coppedo project along the waterfront. if if passes two condo buildings will be built at wash. supports say it would create a new waterfront park and hundreds of jobs, opponents say it would block views and create luxury housing few people can afford. then the governor talked to us about his involvement and support. >> it's a development and it'll generate $350 million over 60 plus years to th
-year- old andy lopez. the boy's mother filed the claim yesterday. she says her son was unjustly killed by deputy erick gelhaus. the claim says that the sheriff's office failed to develop adequate training policies for using deadly force. it does not specify an amount for damages. gelhaus shot lopez on october 22nd after he reported seeing the teen carrying a replica ak-47. >> >> a developing story this morning. police respond to 9-1-1 calls and find a woman wounds. tennyson road and sleepy kron four's mike pelton is live at the scene with an mike? >> this is all to rob the morning that residence at this apartment complex stated that shootings have beefed come common here. the police told me that they have little to go on. emergency crews were loading the victim and taking her to the hospital. police say that about 11:00 p.m. last night they heard--received a call about shots being fired. this from a woman in the parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. they're trying to figure out who she is and that they have few leads. >> a neighbor stated that they have had problems with guns and
and the county. claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for a real ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to pointvj$ that at hid he feared for his life. we'll keep you posted on that. monday morning, how's it looking? >> pretty good, jon. let's start with the weather headlines. breezy to windy. a warm-up through wednesday. and then the big story is we are looking toward the return of shower chances into the end of the week and this weekend. 73 degrees for livermore, 69 in fremont, 70 here in san jose. looking good for slight warming tomorrow, we'll peak on wednesday. the clouds will increase and the best chance for rain looks like late saturday into sunday, mostly north of the golden gate bridge. good morning to mike. >> a lot of folks got a running start for the commute. that's caused additional bogdown. slow all over for the bay. we're looking to the south bay. jamming where i
sonoma county. andy lopez was shot several times last week while carrying a pellet gun. deputies mistook it for an assault rifle. fernando chavez is an attorney. thank you for being with us today. the deputies at the scene later said that, quote, as the subject was turning toward him, the barrel of what he thought was the assault rifle was rising up and turning in his direction. and that the deputy feared for his safety. does the family have a strong case here? >> well, it depends on the facts. as i understand, some of the witnesses now are saying that the officer did not identify themselves as police officers. if you take a look at the situation and assume the young man was walking away from them as he was and someone says, drop your gun, you're turning to look to see who it is, not necessarily turning with the intent to aim the weapon. and the fact of the matter is that the kid knew it was a play gun and it wasn't a real weapon. so i think that's a concern. one of the other issues, too, is the amount of time that transpired between the initial call that there was someone with a potenti
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